World AIDS Day - A Virtual Display

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World AIDS Day, recognized annually on December 1st, is a global event that promotes unity and solidarity in the fight against HIV and AIDS. It's a day to remember the over 32 million lives lost to HIV. This day was established to support those living with HIV and AIDS and to push for advancement in treatment and prevention options. Started in 1988 by two public information officers at the World Health Organization (WHO), this day encourages communities worldwide to engage in campaigns created by international organizations focusing on HIV-related themes. The theme for World AIDS Day 2023, "Let Communities Lead," emphasizes the crucial role of community-led organizations in advancing the fight against HIV and AIDS. In this virtual display, we share information on various aspects of HIV and AIDS and explore the Leatherby Libraries’ relevant eBooks, journals, and online resources.